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WISHED ON MABEL Keystone-Mutual 1 reel, rel. Apr. 19, 1915 (Golden Gate Park Story) dir. Roscoe Arbuckle cast: Mabel Normand, Roscoe Arbuckle, Alice Davenport, Joe Bordeaux, Edgar Kennedy finished: 4/9/1915 Location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA copyright: Apr. 19, 1915 Topics: Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, Edgar Kennedy, San Francisco, Keystone, silent film
This is the famous and, as of 2011, only surviving excerpt from The Grim Game, a 1919 silent film starring the world renowned escape artist and magician Harry Houdini. Framed for murder and unjustly imprisoned, Harvey Hanford, played by Houdini, uses his powers of escape to flee prison and pursue those who set him up and hold his fiancee hostage. This scene, filmed in Santa Monica, California, calls for Hanford to transfer from one plane to another in mid-air in an attempt to rescue his fiancee... Topics: Harry, Houdini, Grim, Game, 1919, silent, era, lost, film, films, magic, trick, tricks, magician,...